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Monday, March 2 2009

John Cassavetes’ Faces: The Authenticity of Discomfort

The camera always gets too close in Cassavetes’ films. These aren’t close-ups; they are invasions of private space.


Reviews

Tuesday, December 3 2013

John Cassavetes at His Most Intense, Searching and Experimental

Cassavetes' aesthetic, both in front of and behind the camera, was less Method immersion than mad (as in gleeful) exploration, skirting the emotional edge without tripping into or wallowing in cathartic excess.


Thursday, June 7 2012

'The John Cassavetes Collection: Shadows & Faces'

His characters don'tt have the dramatic stylization of Hollywood films, but they respond to the stimuli given by John Cassavetes' unusual shooting style, which doesn't let the actors know whether they are on frame or not.


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